Estep handles VOPs


By Jan Runions - jrunions@civitasmedia.com



Judge Robert Estep handled several violations of probation cases recently in Claiborne Sessions Court.

Matthew S. Bell, 34, racked up the new charges of assault, aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, theft over $500, possession of a schedule II drugs and drug paraphernalia while on probation. Bell was sentenced to a concurrent 11 months, 29 days confinement. His previous violations of probation charges include failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment and nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees.

Billy R. Fox, 31, was charged with failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment and nonpayment of court costs, fines, supervision fees and restitution while on probation. Fox was ordered to remain on 11 months, 29 days supervised probation with 90 days confinement. He was given credit for 90 days jail time already served.

Jennifer L. Fowler, 33, charged with burglary and possession of anti-theft security device tools while on probation, was ordered to remain on 11 months, 29 days supervised probation with 62 days confinement. Fowler was given credit for 62 days jail time already served. She must complete an alcohol and drug assessment within 30 days of release. Fowler is eligible for transfer to TDOC supervision.

Miranda L. Brickhouse, 30, charged with failure of a drug screening for THC, Oxycodone, opiates, methamphetamine and amphetamine while on probation, was ordered to remain on supervised probation with 37 days confinement. Thirty days of her jail time may be suspended upon the successful completion of an inpatient rehabilitation program.

Amy Dennison, 30, charged with theft under $500, failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment and nonpayment of court costs and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to 11 months, 29 days ETHRA supervised probation with 20 days confinement. Dennison was given credit for 20 days jail time already served. She must pay at least $75 per month in court costs and fines and forfeits $75 to the Economic Crime Fund.

Franklin C. Allen, 43, charged with failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment and nonpayment of court costs and supervision fees while on probation, was sentenced to an additional six months supervised probation with four days confinement, to be served on consecutive weekends.

Jonathan S. French, 37, was charged with failure to complete a DUI School, to attend one Alcohol Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous meeting per week, failure of a drug screening for methadone and benzodiazepine and nonpayment of court costs, fines and probation fees while on probation. French’s supervised probation was extended another 11 months, 29 days. He is eligible for unsupervised probation once found fully compliant.

Michael James Partin, 21, charged with failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings, to complete an alcohol and drug assessment and nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees while on probation, was ordered to remain on supervised probation for six months.

Tiffany Lynn Thomas, 31, charged with failure to report to probation, to submit to random drug screenings and nonpayment of court costs, fines and supervision fees while on probation, was ordered to complete the remainder of her supervised probation.

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By Jan Runions

jrunions@civitasmedia.com

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